Marino Ballena National Park

The Marino Ballena National Park is a marine and terrestrial reserve located on the Pacific coast of Costa Rica, specifically in the province of Puntarenas, near the city of Uvita. This national park is known for its natural beauty, pristine beaches, coral reefs and crystal clear waters. It is home to an incredible diversity of marine and terrestrial life.

One of the most distinctive features of the Marino Ballena National Park is its rock formation in the shape of a whale tail, which can be seen from the air. This formation gives its name to the park and is an emblematic symbol of the region.

Ballena Bay, located within the park, is known for its crescent shape and calm waters, ideal for swimming, kayaking and enjoying the scenery. At low tide, sandbars that resemble a whale’s tail form, adding a unique element to the visitor experience.

Marino Ballena National Park offers a variety of outdoor activities, such as hiking along nature trails, bird watching, diving, snorkeling, and whale watching tours during the appropriate season. It is a popular destination for nature lovers and ecotourism enthusiasts in Costa Rica.